fall block

fall block

[′fȯl ‚bläk]
(mechanical engineering)
A pulley block that rises and falls with the load on a lifting tackle.
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The chamber also sponsors the spring and fall citywide garage sales, the farmers market, typically held between June and September at the Chautauqua building at Kitchell Park, and the fall Block Party, held the first Tuesday in October in the business district.
CUTLINE: TREE FALL BLOCKS ROAD - John Grady, left, and Ted Sargent of the Department of Public Works' Forestry Division cut up an old maple tree that fell on a parked car at 563 Salisbury St.